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2014-08-06 23:09:04

Kids around the country are getting ready to go back to school and their safety is always top priority for parents. Back to School is the perfect time for AlertID and the National Crime Prevention Council (home to McGruff the Crime Dog®) to share an important new app and 7 simple tips to get the school year off to a great and safe start. Las Vegas, NV; San Francisco, CA; and Arlington, VA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Kids around the country are getting ready to go back to school and their...

2014-07-01 23:01:09

AlertID and the National Crime Prevention Council Partner on Crime Prevention App Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 On this day in 1980 a famous trench coat-wearing character burst onto the scene promising to teach us all how to Take A Bite Out of Crime. Today McGruff the Crime Dog is helping to bite crime through a new social media app. The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to the famous character, and AlertID have launched the McGruff Mobile app on iTunes in honor of...

2014-07-01 23:00:46

The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to the famous character, and AlertID have launched the McGruff Mobile app on iTunes in honor of McGruff’s 34th birthday. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 On this day in 1980, a famous trench coat-wearing character burst onto the scene promising to teach us all how to Take a Bite Out of Crime. Today McGruff the Crime Dog is helping to bite crime through a new social media app. The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to the...

2014-06-19 12:26:09

1.4 Million American Households Have Unlocked Firearms that Could Fall into the Wrong Hands WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching today, the Safe Firearms Storage campaign encourages firearms owners to make safe firearms storage a priority. According to a study by the RAND Corporation using statistics from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1.4 million homes have firearms stored in a way that makes them accessible to the wrong hands -...

2014-06-17 23:16:22

Whether traveling with family or staying close to home this summer, it is important to put safety at the top of your summertime list. The National Crime Prevention Council, home to McGruff the Crime Dog®, and AlertID join forces to provide important safety tips and advice to help families keep safe this summer. ARLINGTON, VA and LAS VEGAS, NV (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Whether traveling with family or staying close to home this summer, it is important to put safety at the top of your...

2014-06-13 23:00:51

The National Crime Prevention Council Announces Efforts To Support World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) announces its support of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, 2014. With more than five million cases of elder abuse reported since 2010 and $2.9 billion lost as a result of theft or financial fraud committed against the elderly, NCPC has made it a priority to prevent crimes against seniors. NCPC...

2014-05-21 23:11:41

Eight hundred thousand children are reported missing in America each year, or more than 2,000 each day. To address this critical issue, The National Crime Prevention Council (Home to McGruff the Crime Dog®), Nevada’s First Lady, and AlertID are teaming up to raise awareness and offer innovative mobile technologies to help protect children. Arlington, VA, and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Eight hundred thousand children are reported missing in America each year, or more than...

2014-05-06 23:12:22

NCPC and AlertID are using this year’s Older Americans Month theme — Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow - to spotlight the need for seniors, their family members, and community residents to be vigilant in protecting senior citizens from a wide range of crimes. Arlington, VA and San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to McGruff the Crime Dog®, and AlertID, the family and neighborhood safety network, are working together to focus on...

2014-04-09 23:31:39

Ann Harkins, CEO of The National Crime Prevention Council (Home to McGruff the Crime Dog®), and Keli Wilson, AlertID’s Founder, are teaming up to create awareness and support victims during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Arlington,VA and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Ann Harkins, CEO of The National Crime Prevention Council (Home to McGruff the Crime Dog®), and Keli Wilson, AlertID’s Founder, are teaming up to create awareness and support victims during Sexual...

2014-03-26 23:32:53

Secure your home during springtime renovations with tips from McGruff® and AlertID. Arlington, VA and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Once spring has sprung people begin to clean, remodel, and repair their homes after another year of wear and tear. Making home improvements is a sound investment and an invaluable way to protect your loved ones. The National Crime Prevention Council and AlertID encourage residents to consider safety measures that will protect their homes and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.